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Best web resources for coding/programming newbies

A wide selection of the best free resources for programming beginners available on the web! The list will be updated as more great resources are introduced.


  1. A list of the best free resources on the web for beginning programmers/coders, taken from E-skills4Future's website. You can find more information about everything related to e-skills (programming, web design etc.) through our Twitter, on our Facebook and our blog!
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  3. Codecademy

  4. Codecademy walks you through JavaScript starting at the very basics. A great online school for novice programmers who want to learn the basics of JavaScript - and who wouldn't. Game-like interface, truly engaging.
  5. Codecademy's 'Code Year' Encourages People to Learn How to Code in 2012
  6. Scratch

  7. Scratch is an easy programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. Already 2+ million programs created!
  8. Greenfoot

  9. Learn Java! This visual and interactive program let's you learn how to program in one of the most used programming languages today. Check out this simple yet addictive game made with Greenfoot!
  10. Alice

  11. Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. The drag-and-drop interface makes it user-friendly.